Leading Human Rights Activist Cautions Capitol Hill Policy Briefing: ‘Idea of India Is Being Attacked’

May 17, 2003. Washington D.C. At a policy briefing this morning on Capitol Hill, Mr. Harsh Mander spoke about setbacks and challenges facing India, the world’s largest democracy. Mr. Mander is the Country Director for Action Aid India, a New Delhi based nonprofit organization. His book Unheard Voices was widely praised for its account of neglected groups in India. He …

IMC Condemns the revenge killings of Hindus in Kerala

Washington, D.C. May 04, 2003. Indian Muslim Council-USA (IMC-USA), a Washington based advocacy group working toward safeguarding Indian society’s pluralist and tolerant ethos, condemns the recent revenge attack that killed Hindus in the village of Marad in the southern Indian state of Kerala. IMC-USA calls for a fair and thorough investigation of the attack and its causes and for the …

IMC-USA requests all communities to maintain peace after defacement of an Illinois Mosque with Hindu symbols and hate-graffiti

IMC-USA requests all communities to maintain peace after defacement of an Illinois Mosque with Hindu symbols and hate-graffiti For immediate release: Contact Person: M.K. Rahman Phone: (516) 567-0783 E-mail: info@imc-usa.org Washington D.C., May 1, 2003 The Indian Muslim Council – USA, an advocacy group working to promote values of pluralism and tolerance in American society, particular within the Indian Diaspora, …

IMC Condemns attack on Christian supported hospital

April 15, 2003 The Federation of India Christian Organizations of North America, in conjunction with the Indian Muslim Council-USA and several other Washington, DC based advocacy groups, expresses its concern over the attack on a Christian hospital in Western India. According to the Associated Press article, supporters of the extremist group World Hindu Council smashed windows and damaged the doors …

IMC-USA condemns the massacre of pandits in Kashmir

Washington D.C., 03/24/2003. Indian Muslim Council-USA, a Washington based advocacy group working toward safeguarding Indian society’s pluralist and tolerant ethos, condemns the massacre of innocent civilians in Kashmir. According to news reports, on March 24, 2003, 24 Hindus were killed in the southern town of Shopian by gunmen dressed in Indian army uniforms. “Such senseless acts of violence cannot serve …

IMC-USA campaign to mark Victory for Pluralism and highlight US based hate group funding in India and Gujarat violence

March 23, 2005 The Indian Muslim Council-USA, an advocacy group working towards protecting and promoting minority rights in India and a founding member of the Coalition Against Genocide (CAG), has announced that it will hold a "Victory for pluralism and a new resolve for justice" campaign instead of a protest rally in Fort Lauderdale, FL on March 24-26. The campaign …

IMC-USA briefs organizations & Congressional staff on conditions of Muslims in India

Washington D.C., February 24, 2003: In commemoration of the one year anniversary of the Gujarat massacres, the Indian Muslim Council-USA (http://www.imc-usa.org) held a briefing today for Muslim organizations and Congressional staff members on the deteriorating conditions of Indian Muslims. The event was held from 12:30pm to 1:30pm in the press conference room of the Council on American Islamic Relations. Zahir …